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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Lima, Peru – February 11, 2019

Location: Three separate locations within Cusco – Tika Tika, Penal Qenqoro, and Tupac Amaru Plaza. Event: Demonstrations are expected to take place on February 11 and February 12, 2019, beginning at 12:00 pm.  The Junta de Usuarios de Agua citizens’ association plans to protest the recent construction of a hotel by an international hospitality company ...
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Secretary Pompeo’s Meeting with the Lima Group

READOUT February 4, 2019 Secretary Pompeo’s Meeting with the Lima Group At the invitation of the Lima Group, Secretary Michael R. Pompeo participated via videoconference today in the Lima Group foreign ministers meeting, which Canada hosted. ­­­­­The Lima Group was represented by foreign ministers from Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Panama, ...
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United States is Ready to Provide Urgent Humanitarian Aid to the People of Venezuela

Today, Secretary of State Pompeo announced that the United States is ready to provide more than $20 million in initial humanitarian assistance to the people of Venezuela as they struggle to cope with severe food and medicine shortages and the other dire impacts of their country’s political and economic crisis caused by the illegitimate Maduro ...
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Recognition of Juan Guaido as Venezuela’s interim President

Statement by Secretary Pompeo January 23, 2019 The United States recognizes Juan Guaido as the new interim President of Venezuela, and strongly supports his courageous decision to assume that role pursuant to Article 233 of Venezuela’s constitution and supported by the National Assembly, in restoring democracy to Venezuela. As President Trump said, “The people of ...
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Actions Against Venezuela’s Corrupt Regime

The United States condemns Maduro’s illegitimate usurpation of power today following the unfree and unfair elections he imposed on the Venezuelan people on May 20, 2018. The United States remains steadfast in its support of the Venezuelan people and will continue to use the full weight of U.S. economic and diplomatic power to press for the restoration of ...
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